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How To Detect/Check Malicious Code in Nulled or Free WordPress Themes and Plugins

Written by Bilal Tahir Khan

People Use Free things From the Internet.If you are Blogger you Start a Blog you Find Theme Million of Theme Available on Internet. People Share Free Theme on the Internet.For a good design of our blog, we use a responsive theme for our WordPress blog.Everyone Need Free Theme But Care is Very important. There are thousands of blogs which provides nulled or free WordPress themes and plugins.It is almost impossible to find malicious code in a premium theme but still, it is better to be safe than sorry.Our Friend Not Buy Theme But the Use Free Things.Check Malicious Code in Nulled or Free WordPress Themes and Plugins.Lots of Free and Nulled WordPress themes and plugins available on the Internet,and whenever you are using a free or Nulled theme you should be careful as they may have some malicious code, which can be used to redirect your WordPress blog to some spammy site or add some ads without your wish,or adding a Link to some website and even they can be used to hack your WordPress blog and in most of the cases, these types of codes are encrypted and you can’t identify them easily, here we will see that how can you find out a malicious code in a Nulled WordPress theme or plugin.Almost every premium themes from Theme Forest and many other template marketplace are available for free download.We Share some List and plugin to Scan WordPress and other Blog and File Scan Easily.

How To Check A WordPress Theme For Malicious Code

Total Virus Scan

How To DetectCheck Malicious Code in Nulled or Free WordPress Themes and PluginsVirus Total is a free service.we can use virus total service for that analyzes suspicious files and URLs and facilitates the quick detection of viruses, worms, Trojans, and all kinds of malware. How to check a WordPress theme for malicious code.
Go to Virus Total
Upload the zip file to check for virus.
If your file is infected you will get a red signal and
if not then you can move on to next step you Theme/file is Clean you can use it.
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Virs scan

How To Detect/Check Malicious Code in Nulled or Free WordPress Themes and PluginsVirs can is File Scan website.we can Scan website with vir scan and Find virus.
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Manually Go Through Theme Files

Open your WordPress Dashboard
Go to Appearance option and click on Editor.
WordPress theme are the footer.php file and the style.css file.
and Check Extra Files.

Exploit Scanner

Exploit Scanner is Good WordPress theme.Check for unwanted to detect Malicious code in nulled or Free WordPress plugins we use Exploit Scanner.its is also use for Check plugins for any unnecessary codes

First Install Exploit Scanner WordPress plugin
After installing it,
Open it
Dashboard > Tools > Exploit Scanner
and click on “Run the Scan” your files
Time will be taken to scan your WordPress plugins.
And it depends on of a number of plugins that you are using.
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Sucuri Security website to scan WAF, DDoS Protection, Malware Removal, WordPress Security, and Blacklist Removal.Scan Your Website If you have uploaded the WordPress theme, a good idea would be to scan your website itself for malware or exploits.Sucuri is by far the BEST WordPress security scanner out there. They have a very basic free site scanner.
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Ask Google

Google Safe Browsing ( add your domain name to the end of this):
e.g :

Theme Authenticity Checker (TAC)

Install Theme Authenticity Checker (TAC) WordPress plugin.
After installing it,
Open it (Dashboard > Appearance > TAC) and scan your files.
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Antivirus WP Plugin

AntiVirus for WordPress is an easy-to-use, safe tool to harden your WordPress site against exploits, malware and spam injections. You can configure AntiVirus to perform an automated daily scan of your theme files and database tables.
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WP Security Audit Log

WP Antivirus Site Protection is the security plugin to prevent/detect and remove malicious viruses and suspicious codes. It detects: backdoors, rootkits, trojan horses, worms, fraud tools, adware, spyware, hidden links, redirection and etc
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Wemahu is a crowd-powered malware scanner for WordPress. The component can help to find malicious code within a “hacked” WordPress installation.
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Bilal Tahir Khan

Bilal Tahir Khan Meo is the owner of and writes on various Topics like Online Earning, SEO, Blogging etc.

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